THE SENSE OF SIGHT (Liverpool) and THE SENSE OF SIGHT (Summerfield Collection)

There are two versions of this image, the one in Liverpool Art Gallery, dated 1895, and another formerly in the Summerfield Collection, dated 1898. The latter is called The Angel of the Annunciation in the Summerfield Collection auction catalogue in 1989, but The Sense of Sight when auctioned again in 1992. Both auctions were by Christie's. …

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THE DREAMER

Photos: Jonathan Russell. “This work and The Dreamer … are part of a series of paintings of contemporary working-class Manx women that Swynnerton produced around 1887. For these works she made direct studies of real landscapes.” (Notice by painting while on exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019.) Medium: oil …

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